• Islamic writings in the Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Islamic writings in the Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Islamic writings in the Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Seljuk headstones  with Arabic & Persian floral, geometric & calligraphic decorations in the Seljuk Cemetary at Ahlat, Lake Van, Turkey. Cenetary dates from eleventh to sixteenth century. 3
  • Seljuk headstones  with Arabic & Persian floral, geometric & calligraphic decorations in the Seljuk Cemetary at Ahlat, Lake Van, Turkey. Cenetary dates from eleventh to sixteenth century. 1
  • Islamic writings in the Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey
  • The 19th century Mihrap (Mihrab), the niche in a mosque that indicated the direction of Mecca, Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Seljuk headstones  with Arabic & Persian floral, geometric & calligraphic decorations in the Seljuk Cemetary at Ahlat, Lake Van, Turkey. Cenetary dates from eleventh to sixteenth century. 2
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
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The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
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The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative script,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative script,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative script,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative script,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative script,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording wool produced by the flock of the goddess Potnia,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative list of male names,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablets recording flocks of sheep and other animals and wool produced,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablets recording flocks of sheep and other animals and wool produced,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablets recording flocks of sheep and other animals and wool produced,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablets recording flocks of sheep and other animals and wool produced,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan linea A tablets recording flocks of sheep and other animals and wool produced,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording wool produced by the flock of the goddess Potnia,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording wool produced by the flock of the goddess Potnia,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording wool produced by the flock of the goddess Potnia,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording wool produced by the flock of the goddess Potnia,  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "si-ra-ro",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "si-ra-ro",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "si-ra-ro",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "si-ra-ro",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "si-ra-ro",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative list of male names,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative list of male names,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative list of male names,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet with administative list of male names,  Knossos 1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Armenian script over thr door of the cathedral of Ani, Also known as Surp Asdvadzadzin (church of the Holy Mother of God), its construction was started in the year 989, under King Smbat II.  Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Anatolia, Turkey
  • Armenian script on the outside of Ani Cathedral , Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Kars , Anatolia, Turkey
  • Armenian script on the outside of Ani Cathedral , Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Kars , Anatolia, Turkey
  • Armenian script on the outside of Ani Cathedral , Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Kars , Anatolia, Turkey

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